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Author Topic: Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start  (Read 5489 times)

Offline hank

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Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start
« on: April 20, 2012, 10:52:10 AM »

My wife was using the dryer when it stopped in the middle of the cycle. The control panel still seems to be working. You can select a cycle, but when you push the start button nothing happens. It's a Duet Model GEW9250PW1.

Do you think it's even worth fixing?

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Re: Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2012, 11:22:55 AM »
Check the belt. Your model dryer has a switch that will kill the dryer if the belt breaks.
Your model dryer uses belt part # 661570
This is a common problem that I see all the time. If you find the belt is broken simply replace the belt and you should be good to go.






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Re: Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2012, 01:24:11 PM »
Could also be the thermal fuse, 3392519.





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Re: Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2012, 01:34:56 PM »
tgoods is correct, the thermal fuse and belt switch are in series with each other. If either one is open the dryer motor will not get power.

I have attached a copy of the tech sheet. Let us know what you find.  O0

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Re: Whirlpool Duet Dryer Wont' Start
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2012, 01:36:53 PM »
yes, its worth fixing for sure, even if you have a bad board or motor!!!